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The 2014 Federal budget and its affects on small business

Family taxThe 2014 Federal Budget has been constantly in the news after announcements about cuts to areas such as education, health and welfare. In view of the extensive publicity it is our goal here to help our small business clients understand what it means to them.

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Revised Forecast: No More Rate Cuts

A note from Bill Evans, Senior Economist. Westpac Bank

On March 17 we revised our forecast for the Reserve Bank's cash rate. We no longer expect that there will be 2 more rate cuts in this cycle. We expect rates to remain on hold until the second half of 2015. Essentially that means that for borrowers now is likely to be as good as it gets.

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Are you SuperStream ready?

Are you Superstream Ready?What is SuperStream?

SuperStream is a new Government reform to simplify the superannuation system and make the payment and reporting of super contributions more efficient. Under the SuperStream reform super contributions MUST be made electronically and pass through the SuperStream Network.

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